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Cartuja de Jerez

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A Historic Church and Convent in Jerez, Spain....

My wife and I recently stopped in Jerez, Spain while en-route to Algeciras, Spain and... read more

Reviewed July 1, 2018
Wilmington, North Carolina
30 minutes by car from Jerez center...great!

it is definitely worth the approximate 30 minutes to this wonderful church. there is plenty of... read more

Reviewed June 24, 2018
Munich, Germany
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Jul 1, 2018
“A Historic Church and Convent in Jerez, Spain....”
Jun 24, 2018
“30 minutes by car from Jerez center...great!”
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Reviewed July 1, 2018

My wife and I recently stopped in Jerez, Spain while en-route to Algeciras, Spain and Gibraltar...After leaving our hotel we toured the city of Jerez briefly before heading off to the south and Algeciras. We spotted The Cartuja de Jerez while driving and I stopped...More

Date of experience: June 2018
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Reviewed June 24, 2018 via mobile

it is definitely worth the approximate 30 minutes to this wonderful church. there is plenty of parking and the souvenir shop opened at 11 am. no charge to enter the church.

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank troopermini1
Reviewed May 13, 2017

Home to a closed community of nuns that are producing and selling pieces of art as well as home made marmalades. We arrived at sunset and found the sisters singing the text of the mass, the church was not lit and candles were used to...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Manqush
Reviewed October 27, 2016

This beautiful monastery survived because the gate held! Inside the monastery is home to a closed community of nuns but the church is simply amazing, serene and peaceful. A memorable experience after the hustle and bustle of Jerez

Date of experience: October 2016
1  Thank lkl80
Reviewed August 24, 2016

It's a little bit far away from Jerez. It's near Albarizones, rather. About the acces, it's easy to get there If you have or even if you have a bike, you can take the path bike. I like the architecture.

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed April 28, 2016

We were lucky to witness both a beautiful sunset and the sisters singing vespers, an awesome experience.

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed November 6, 2015

We came off the motorway at the Jerez de la Frontera junction and the Charterhouse is between the motorway and the town. It stands on its own. Both the Renaissance gateway and the Gothic and Baroque church facade were beautifully lit in the early evening...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank Clinor
Reviewed August 30, 2015 via mobile

Beautiful building on exterior but a closed order so cannot go inside. Lovely shop where they sell hand made items by the monks!

Date of experience: August 2015
1  Thank pedsptcmf
Reviewed July 19, 2015

This is old building, wich on first sight gives awe. Located in Jerez entrance from highway, you just have to stop by. Silence and high heavy walls. Very interesting architecture. Quite unusual.

Date of experience: August 2014
2  Thank Katarina_Kacka
Reviewed July 8, 2015

This working convent is housed in one if the most beautiful buildings of Spain. Just outside the city of Jerez, it is a beautiful example of Spanish religious architecture.

Date of experience: July 2015
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September 22, 2017|
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Response from Manqush | Reviewed this property |
At around 18:30
Ken S
September 15, 2015|
Response from atescov | Reviewed this property |
I think the Cartuja is about 4or 5 km from central Jerez, and it would make a nice bike ride or even a nice walk if it is not very hot. About restaurants I think you could easily eat at Jerez .